New Jersey Hope and Healing Crisis Counseling(Morris Unit Event)

Tuesday, November 09 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM [EST]

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Tuesday, November 09 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM [EST]

 

This event is hosted by the Morris County Unit.

New to a Unit event? NASW-NJ has 12 volunteer-led, county-based Units that hold regional events around the state of New Jersey for members in that area. (However due to the public health emergency, Unit events will be held virtually until further notice!) These events are planned and coordinated by an appointed volunteer Chair and Co-Chair, as well as a Regional Representative from NASW-NJ’s Board of Directors. The Morris County Unit Chairs are Cheryl Cohen, MSW, LCSW (cherylcohen.msw@gmail.com) and Veronica Grysko-Sporer, MSW (vgsporer@gmail.com) and the Northwest Regional Representative is also Veronica Grysko-Sporer.

Unit events are a fun, informative way to grow your network near your home or workplace. These events are one of the many benefits of NASW-NJ membership, but we do invite all mental health professional to join us at this meeting. Learn more about our Units here.

 New Jersey Hope and Healing Crisis Counseling Program

Event Description: 

The Disaster and Terrorism Branch (DTB) is a specialized unit within the NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services. It is the state's disaster mental health authority and works with local, state, federal partners in meeting the behavioral and emotional needs of individuals impacted by disasters. Currently, DTB is overseeing FEMA funded New Jersey Hope and Healing Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) for COVID-19 pandemic. CCP offers crisis counseling services to residents struggling with stress and anxiety as a result of the pandemic. This presentation will discuss the New Jersey Hope and Healing Crisis Counseling Program and tips to promote personal resiliency as we continue to navigate the coronavirus crisis

Speaker:  Wendy Chin, MSW

Ms. Chin is an Emergency Response Coordinator for the last 10 years with the Disaster and Terrorism Branch (DTB)😎, a highly specialized unit within the NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) under the New Jersey Department of Human Services (NJDHS). DTB is responsible for administering as well as directly providing emergency response behavioral health programs to assist the residents of New Jersey.  Ms. Chin has worked in FEMA Crisis Counseling Programs for the Tropical Storm Irene disaster in 2011, Superstorm Sandy in 2012 and currently the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2019/2020. Ms. Chin has over 20 years of clinically social work experience in mental health and trauma. 
 
 

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Cheryl Cohen (cherylcohen.msw@gmail.com), Unit Chair, and Veronica Grysko-Sporer (vgsporer@gmail.com), Unit Co-Chair

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Wendy Chin, MSW Ms. Chin is an Emergency Response Coordinator for the last 10 years with the Disaster and Terrorism Branch (DTB)??, a highly specialized unit within the NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) under the New Jersey Department of Human Services (NJDHS). DTB is responsible for administering as well as directly providing emergency response behavioral health programs to assist the residents of New Jersey. Ms. Chin has worked in FEMA Crisis Counseling Programs for the Tropical Storm Irene disaster in 2011, Superstorm Sandy in 2012 and currently the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2019/2020. Ms. Chin has over 20 years of clinically social work experience in mental health and trauma.

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